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07.01.09

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News

Movie News: Independents' Day
San Jose indie filmmaker Alejandro Adams knows that making a movie is easy—getting it shown is the hard part

News

Failed State
In the wake of another budget debacle, a look back at how California became ungovernable

The Fly Reports on Silicon Valley News

Columns

Silicon Alleys
Lucky Seven

Fashion News: Rip Those Jeans
The distressed jeans look makes a stylish comeback

I Saw You: Holier Rollers
What bugs you the most? Metroactive wants to know

Movies


Movie Review: Two Sides of the Flag
The new 'Transformers' and 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' give differing takes on Hollywood patriotism

Movie Review: 'Public Enemies'
Michael Manna and Johnny Depp conjure up a context-free Depression-era gangster story

DVD Review: 'Life on Mars'
Season One of the BBC show takes a bewildered cop back to the 1973

DVD Review: Warner Archive Collection
A new series of late silents and early talkies are released

DVD and BOOK REVIEW: Thinking about Godard
A new DVD of 'Une Femme Mariee' and Richard Brody's critical biography 'Everything Is Cinema' reassert the acerbic vision of Jean-Luc Godard

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Music Preview: Raelin Gears up for Battle of the Bands
Bay Area group hopes its eclectic rock can win top prize

Music Preview: Ani DiFranco
Iconic singer does it her way at Mountain Winery this July 1

Club Scene: Music in the Park
There's no better or cheaper way to enjoy a Thursday afternoon in San Jose

MORE MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE    MUSIC AND CLUBS LISTINGS    MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Restaurants

Restaurant Review: Martins West Pub Look East
A new Redwood City restaurant serves authentic Scottish food with a twist

Wine News: Ask the Sommelier
Stett Holbrook interviews Seth Sutherlin of Saratoga's the Plumed Horse about vintage choices

Food News: Why chickens?
Silicon Veggie figures that chickens have feelings too

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Art Review: Schorr's Wild Visions
The San Jose Museum of Art showcases the pop surrealism of L.A. painter Todd Schorr

Poetry News: Remembering Greg Hall
Stephen Kessler recalls the life and verse of an unsung San Jose and Santa Cruz poet

Fourth of July Events
A guide to Fourth of July Weekend events, parties, parades and fireworks shows in Silicon Valley

San Jose Celebration: Rose, White and Blue Parade
A new event along San Jose's Alameda recalls the good old days

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
July 1 - 7, 2009